Meet the Students of EKU Archives

We are proud to introduce Kaitlind Hydorn as this week's featured student. She has been a part of the Archives team since July 2013. Kaitlind is currently in her Junior year here at EKU, and she is a Chemistry major. Kaitlind's processing...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

Our next student is ready to wow and entertain you. Meet Satora Hill! She has been in the Archives for just over a year now. Satora is a Sophomore Nursing student and also a member of the Honors program. Her current project is working with our oral...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

This week the limelight is shining brightly on Tori Rousey.  The Archives has had the pleasure of employing Tori for one year so far. She is in her sophomore year here at EKU, and is working on her bachelor's degree in History Teaching as...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

In today's student feature, we're going to sit down with Kayla Donovan to see what makes her tick! Kayla has been with us for three semesters now. She is a senior studying Homeland Security so you know she means business. Currently, Kayla is...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

Our first featured student worker is John Wesley Cooper! J.W. has been working for the Archives for just over a year now. He is a sophomore Criminal Justice major. Right now, J.W. is working on re-foldering some older collections to make them tidy,...

Sounds of Appalachia Display

The Sounds of Appalachia display was created to highlight and celebrate the music of the Appalachian region. We included items from artists such as Jean Ritchie and Homer Ledford, who both spent their lives passionately involved in the perpetuation...

Congratulations to our 2015 Winner!

We have a winner for the 2015 I Found It In the Archives contest!  

Vote for your Favorite!

We asked those who have found great tidbits in the archives to share their stories with us during our I Found It In the Archives contest, and they happily submitted their best! There are four entries for you to consider this year. Now, we need you...


Using Storify to capture Eastern current events on social media.

I Found It In the Archives Contest 2015

What have you found in the EKU archives? Whether online or in person. Whether letters, diaries, photographs or more, if you found something of special significance we want to hear your story.  

A Vintage Christmas Gift

Santa Claus and reindeer
Special Collections and Archives students have created a gift for you: an online exhibit! 25 days of vintage Christmas cards from the Watts Family Papers are on display. All cards are from the 1930s through the 1960s. Check them out on Tumblr....

American Archives Month

American Archives Month
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Omeka Sites Down for Upgrade

The DiscoverEKU, Madison's Heritage and Historic Madison web sites will be unavailable from October 11-13, 2014 while the software is being upgraded. We are sorry for the inconvenience.